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Bakewell, Michael

Overview
Works: 122 works in 258 publications in 2 languages and 2,949 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  Audio adaptations  Radio plays  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Fantasy fiction, English 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Director, Narrator, Scenarist, Other, Creator
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Publications about Michael Bakewell
Publications by Michael Bakewell
Most widely held works by Michael Bakewell
The five pillars of Islam by Michael Bakewell( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Describes the five essential principles of Islam (declaration of faith, prayer, pilgrimage, fasting and almsgiving) and places them in historical context. Introduces the vast international mosaic of Moslem believers and the conflict between traditional teaching and the effects of industrialization
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( file )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films)
Lewis Carroll : a biography by Michael Bakewell( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 libraries worldwide
A biography of the creator of Alice in Wonderland reveals the many sides of his genius--as writer, businessman, inventor, puzzler, photographer, and priest--and discusses his lifelong friendships with children, especially little girls
The Sittaford mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
A seance, started as a lark, turns deadly serious when the rocking table reveals that Captain Trevelyan is dead
Augusta Leigh : Byron's half-sister: a biography by Michael Bakewell( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Augusta Leigh was the child of one of the most notorious scandals of late 18th-century England, and scandal of one kind and another pursued her for the rest of her life - not least her affair with her half-brother Lord Byron. This biography draws upon new material from archives countrywide
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
An international cast of suspects, all passengers on the crowded train, are speeding through the snowy European landscape when a bizarre and terrible murder brings them to an abrupt halt. One of their glittering number lies dead in his cabin, stabbed a mysterious twelve times. There are no lack of clues for Poirot -but which clue is real and which is a clever plant? Poirot realises that this time he is dealing with a murderer of enormous cunning and that in a case fraught with fear and inconstancies only one thing is certain - the murderer is still aboard the train waiting to strike again
Thirteen at dinner by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
When the beautiful American actress Jane Wilkinson asks Poirot to help her get rid of her husband so that she can marry an even better catch, Poirot declines. But unhappily for Lord Edgware, the husband in question, someone else obliges. Now the wealthy peer lies dead, a cloud of suspicion hangs over his widow's lovely head, and Poirot finds himself trying to clear the lady's name ... even as he entertains doubts about her innocence
BBC Radio presents The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
To protect a magic ring, Frodo, the hobbit, must undertake a long and dangerous journey
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Inspector Hercule Poirot must solve the murder of a beautiful young heiress
BBC Radio presents Sad cypress by Michael Bakewell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot investigates when Aunt Laura turns up dead and a beautiful young woman also dies
The fellowship of the ring by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
With his uncle Bilbo Baggins mysteriously disappeared, Frodo finds himself in possession of a simple gold ring that has great and evil power. It is the Ruling Ring, taken long ago from the Dark Lord, Sauron, who now seeks to possess it again. Frodo must do everything he can to prevent this, and with the help of Gandalf the wizard and a band of loyal companions, he begins a perilous journey across Middle-earth
The unexpected guest ; The pale horse by Agatha Christie( file )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A foggy night ... a lonely country house ... and a woman with a gun in her hand quietly surveying the dead body of her husband. It looked like a straightforward case of murder. Or was it? As the ghosts of an old wrong begin to emerge from the past, the case begins to look anything but straightforward ... First staged at the Duchess Theatre in London in 1958, this play ran for 604 performances and is as gripping and ingenious as you would expect from the Queen of Crime
The Islamic city ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
In the middle of deserts or steppes, towns assume vast religious, cultural, economic and political influence. Cairo, Damascus and Sanaa exemplify the Islamic city, centered around the traditional medina, mosques and souks, beset by the modern problems of industrialization and overpopulation. This documentary describes the architecture and important areas of several Islamic cities in various areas of the Moslem world
Situation de la littérature anglaise d'après-guerre by Ronald Hayman( Book )
4 editions published in 1955 in French and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Fitzrovia--London's Bohemia by Michael Bakewell( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
You always remember the first time ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The lord of the rings : the complete trilogy by J. R. R Tolkien( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Frodo, a hobbit, is entrusted with a powerful, legendary ring in order to travel across the world and throw it into Mount Doom in the hopes of destroying it before the evil Sauron catches him and takes the ring for himself
Miss Marple in They do it with mirrors by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
When Miss Marple pays her old friend Carie Lewis a visit, she immediately senses that something is worng. Two gunshots, heard from behind the locked study room, seem to confirm her suspicions. Whilst Lewis Serrocold escapes the attempt on his life, the visiting Mr Gulbrandsen met a different fate elsewhere in the house. What did Mr Gulbrandsen know to make him a target for murder? Who has been trying to poison Carrie Louise with arsenic? And what role in all this has Serrocold's deeply disturbed assistant Edgar Lawson?
 
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French (4)
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